You may have written the story, but who is telling it? Narrative Voice Review In writing, voice typically refers to the narrator's voice. This voice is what you use to convey the content and emotions of the story to your reader. This voice can be past or present tense and be told in first or… Continue reading Who’s telling the Story? A Review of Narration.
"The scariest moment is always just before you start"~"On Writing" Stephen King Happy New to all of my readers! As we move into 2019 and leave 2018 behind I would like to discuss how one can write more and get more done. I'm aware that many of you are not just avid readers, but you… Continue reading New Year, New Habits: 5 Writing Resolutions
This year was the first year in I think two years I participated in NaNoWriMo, I decided to ditch my usual approach of writing the story with only major plot points figured out and muddling through each of the characters' attempts to reach those plot points to outline this years project. I used free trials… Continue reading Scrivener vs Campfire:
The Middle Ages or Medieval period covers a long period of time, typically acknowledged from the fall of Rome in 476 C.E to 1500 C.E. Scholars do debate these dates, but as these are dates most commonly cited, they are the dates I will use. Today we'll explore the top ten misconceptions about the middle… Continue reading 10 Common Misconceptions from the Middle-Ages.
As many of you know yesterday was Mental Health Awareness day, and in honour of that I would like to talk about how I personally manage my mental health. Now my last post was about my personal struggle where I went into detail about working with both depression, generalized anxiety disorder and on top of… Continue reading 10 ways I Manage My Mental Health
Trigger Warning: I'm writing about my struggling producing creatively and academically while grappling with mental health issues. I will be touching on suicidal thoughts. I will also link international resources below. If you are struggling your not alone. This is my story. Sorry, it's shorter than it used to be, but it's long. I have… Continue reading Never Good Enough: Creative Work with Depression and Anxiety.
As many of you know, one of the perspective characters in my WIP is an archer. Now, Saoirse is by no means a bowman enlisted in the military, but the terminology is still important to use. As an archer she would know the terms, and to add to immersion I should know the terms. I… Continue reading Archery